Dos and don’ts of washing a boppy pillow
Step by step guide can you wash a boppy pillow
Remove the cover from the pillow
Carefully unzip the cover from the Boppy pillow and remove it from the pillow form.
Check the care label for washing instructions
Before washing, check the care label on the cover to make sure you’re washing it properly. Most Boppy pillow covers are machine washable, but some may require hand washing.
Wash the cover
If the cover is machine washable, wash it in cold water on a gentle cycle with mild detergent. Avoid using bleach or fabric softener, as they can damage the fabric. Tumble dry on low heat or air dry.
Clean the pillow
To clean the Boppy pillow itself, wipe it down with a damp cloth or sponge. Be careful not to get the pillow too wet, as it can take a long time to dry.
After washing the cover and cleaning the pillow, allow both to air dry completely before putting the cover back on the pillow. Do not put the cover or pillow in the dryer on high heat, as this can damage the fabric.
FAQs can you wash a boppy pillow
Can I machine wash the Boppy pillow itself?
No, you should not machine wash the Boppy pillow itself. Instead, wipe it down with a damp cloth or sponge to clean it.
Can I use bleach or fabric softener when washing the cover?
No, you should not use bleach or fabric softener when washing the cover. These chemicals can damage the fabric and reduce the lifespan of the cover.
How long does it take for the cover and pillow to air dry?
The amount of time it takes for the cover and pillow to air dry will depend on the humidity and temperature of the room. On average, it can take anywhere from several hours to a full day for the cover and pillow to air dry completely. If possible, hang the cover and pillow outside in direct sunlight, as this can help speed up the drying process.